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The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
The Duke's Children
by Anthony Trollope
read in May, 2015
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I have really enjoyed The Palliser novels and look forward to finishing off the series, though I wish I'd have read them sequentially. This one in particular was another wonderful study in human behavior. Between the last couple books I've read in th ...more
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Summer Lightning by P.G. Wodehouse
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Isaac Newton by James Gleick
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The Reason for God by Timothy Keller
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Einstein by Walter Isaacson
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Cousin Phyllis by Elizabeth Gaskell
Cousin Phyllis
by Elizabeth Gaskell
read in April, 2015
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I kept thinking, "this is so predictable," and then a twist would happen. It was a nice read and had enough unexpected twists to keep it interesting. I was glad they didn't make Phyllis a martyr. One observation that a character makes that I thought ...more
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Stress Test by Timothy F. Geithner
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Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo by Ntozake Shange
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W. Somerset Maugham
“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.”
W. Somerset Maugham, Books and You

Yann Martel
“To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.”
Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Henry van Dyke
“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.”
Henry van Dyke

Friedrich Nietzsche
“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

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